A two thousand year city, situated at the junction of the Rhône and the Saône rivers. It is a city rich in history and particularly known for its Gallo-Roman origin with its former name Lugdunum. From the beginning of the industrial era, Lyon has attracted many companies representing various industrial sectors making its economic growth one of the most dynamic in the country.

    This expansion fostered the development of research and higher education institutions, including private and public research centers, universities and engineering schools. Université de Lyon is considered as the second academic center in France after Paris, with more than 150,000 students
    Currently, Lyon is the primary city of a community of about 2 million people. Lyon is easily accessible by all means of transportation from Europe, and from all continents. France welcomes international visitors from all over the world and July is a fine period for visiting Lyon and surroundings.
    Lyon and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region

    The first region in France in the field of Engineering. One of the strongest in Materials Science
    Energy, Mobility and Transport, Environment, Health and bio- engineering are our priorities.
    A strong collaboration between several Ceramic laboratories
    MATEIS@INSA-Lyon, SIMAP&3SR@Grenoble INP, LMI@University Lyon 1, LGF@School of Mines St Etienne, ENS Lyon, ILM Lyon, etc.
    A network of companies in the different fields of ceramics
    From large groups (Saint-Gobain, Framatome, CEA, Baïkowski, Safran, Lafarge Holcim, Imerys Aluminate, Carbone Savoie, Bony, Alteo, etc.) ...
    To smaller innovative companies (Mathym, Sceram, Noraker, Setaram, etc.)

     2nd French City for International Events
     Lyon Saint-Exupéry International Airport: 3rd airport in France - 130 direct flight connections
     Part Dieu train station:
    TGV station and direct connections to London, Frankfurt, Barcelona, Bruxelles, Torino, Milano
     Green city: 4,000 free to use bicycles -766 km of bicycle paths
     270 hotels - 18,200 rooms
     The gastronomic capital of France: 4,617 restaurants - 19 Michelin stars
     550 research labs in 2018
     150,000 students - 13,300 researchers - 5,400 post-docs
     240 start-ups in the Greater Lyon area
     2nd French Digital area



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